Medicine

Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil

Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil

Published 01/02/2018

Plastic surgeon Andre Hazan shows a picture of the vagina that he uses during consultations with his clients at his office, during an interview with [more…]

Roche hemophilia drug lowers costs despite high price: ICER

Roche hemophilia drug lowers costs despite high price: ICER

Published 27/01/2018

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen beside the entrance of its research unit Roche Glycart AG in Schlieren, Switzerland December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) [more…]

FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

Published 26/01/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a radioactive drug to treat the ultra-rare type of digestive tract cancer that killed [more…]

Apotex CEO Jeremy Desai resigns

Apotex CEO Jeremy Desai resigns

Published 26/01/2018

(Reuters) - Canadian generic drug maker Apotex Inc’s Chief Executive Jeremy Desai has resigned, effective immediately, the company said on Friday. Desai resigned to pursue [more…]

Flu still widespread in U.S., worst season since 2014/2015: CDC

Flu still widespread in U.S., worst season since 2014/2015: CDC

Published 26/01/2018

A homeless person is flu vaccinated as she registered to enter as transitional camp area for homeless people at the city's works yard in San [more…]

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma speaks after being sworn in by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in [more…]

Irish poll shows majority support abortion up to 12 weeks

Irish poll shows majority support abortion up to 12 weeks

Published 26/01/2018

DUBLIN (Reuters) - A majority of Irish voters would support a proposal to allow abortion up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy in a referendum [more…]

Roche chairman sees opportunities for drugmakers under Trump

Roche chairman sees opportunities for drugmakers under Trump

Published 26/01/2018

The chairman of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, Christoph Franz speaks to media after the annual general meeting in Basel March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben SprichZURICH (Reuters) [more…]

AstraZeneca’s three-in-one inhaler helps COPD patients in trial

AstraZeneca’s three-in-one inhaler helps COPD patients in trial

Published 26/01/2018

A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo(Reuters) - AstraZeneca said an inhaler for chronic [more…]

Illumina wins $26.7 million in patent fight with Roche unit Ariosa

Illumina wins $26.7 million in patent fight with Roche unit Ariosa

Published 25/01/2018

(Reuters) - Gene testing company Illumina on Thursday won a $26.7 million jury verdict in a U.S. lawsuit accusing rival Ariosa Diagnostics, a subsidiary of [more…]